Dr. Olivier Delbard
Professor, Sustainable Development, ESCP Europe & ESA
Holder of a PhD from the Sorbonne University in Paris, Dr Olivier DELBARD is a full Professor at Paris-based ESCP Europe Business School : his teaching and research have for more than 20 years been on CSR and sustainability, he is besides the Paris Academic Director of a newly created MsC in International Sustainabilty Management. He also created 10 years ago an executive education program aiming at training future CSR managers.
Dr Delbard is also an affiliate Professor at ESA Business School in Beirut and the new scientific Director of the MBA program. He has come to Lebanon for 20 years and has been teaching CSR at ESA for the last 8 years. He has also been a visiting professor in many countries (US, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Tunisia, Algeria, India, etc.)
Dr Delbard’s research has been focusing more and more over the years on the deployment of CSR into various cultural environments, and more specifically on the developing/emerging world. Recently, Dr Delbard has been working with family businesses on CSR and its relation to family business and values. The author of several books and academic papers, he is currently working on an new book The case for sustainable and responsible business – The CSR agenda for today and tomorrow to be published in 2018 by World Scientific Press.